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Climate change likely helped fuel Harvey's strength -

Since smashing into the coast of Texas on Friday as a Category 4 hurricane, tropical cyclone Harvey has submerged streets, homes and vehicles by dumping up to a metre or more of rain on some parts of the state. At least eight people have died ...and more »

Why Houston is under water: Harvey's destruction explained -

When Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas on Friday, it came with dire warnings about rainfall and the potential for severe flooding. But it's likely that most residents of the second most populous state never anticipated an amount of water that has ...and more »

What Hurricane Harvey-level floods would look like in a Canadian city -

ABOVE: Weather experts predict more than 1,200 mm of rain will hit the Houston area by the end of the week due to the hurricane. That's more than the city's average amount of rain. X. - A A +. Listen. Record-shattering rains continue to hammer parts of ...and more »

Most of Houston Jewish community hard-hit by Harvey flooding - The Times of Israel

Over 70% of Jews live in area ravaged by storm, federation says, as institutions pitch in with relief efforts. By JTA 29 August 2017, 11:55 pm 2 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 2K shares. Volunteer rescuers evacuate people from a flooded ...and more »

Trump offers assurances to storm-battered Texas as region girds for Round 2 - The Times of Israel

'What a crowd. What a turnout,' US president says in Corpus Christi, with Harvey expected to make landfall again, threatening New Orleans. By Agencies 29 August 2017, 11:07 pm 0 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 2 shares. US President Donald ...and more »

How Canadians can help victims of Hurricane Harvey -

More than 30,000 people have been displaced across Texas and Louisiana since Harvey made landfall on Friday night, bringing record rainfall. As of Tuesday morning, 50 counties were flooded and at least 14 people had died because of the storm. With rain ...and more »

Historic Hurricane Harvey's Recap - The Weather Channel

Harvey was a catastrophic flood disaster in southeast Texas. Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 Hurricane with winds of 130 mph near Rockport, Texas. Harvey meandered around southern Texas for days as a weakening hurricane and tropical storm. As a ...and more »

Even in visiting hurricane-ravaged Texas, Trump keeps the focus on himself - Washington Post

As rescuers continued their exhausting and heartbreaking work in southeastern Texas on Tuesday afternoon, as the rain continued to fall and a reservoir near Houston spilled over, President Trump grabbed a microphone to address hundreds of supporters ...and more »

Hurricane Harvey: The Devastation and What Comes Next - New York Times

Overwhelmed by the news since Harvey made landfall? Here is an overview of coverage by The New York Times, which sent nearly two dozen journalists to Texas. A region eyes recovery. With rainfall topping 50 inches in some areas, Harvey devastated a ...and more »

Hurricane Harvey could cost insurance industry $20 billion - Financial Post

It appears that damages from Hurricane Harvey could end up near the higher end of estimates prior to the storm hitting land, but the insurance industry should still be able to manage the losses. After making landfall on Friday near Corpus Christi ...and more »